Filmmaker in Attendance

Eighth Grade

Eighth-grader Kayla always has her phone in hand, hoping to find connections online that might make up for those she’s unable to forge in everyday life. In the final week of a thus-far-disastrous school year, Kayla struggles to bridge the gap between how she perceives herself and who she believes she should be.  Writer-director Boston-native comedian Bo Burnham, making his feature film debut, delivers a keenly observed and achingly funny portrait of the insecurities and absurdities of being 13-year-old girl.

2017, USA, 94 minutes, Directed by Bo Burnham
Cast: Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton